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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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Thursday, May 8, 2014

May 8

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Come join us in a Fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 8

Shape Up NYC: Stretch, Tone and Balance

at McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Stretch, Tone and Balance is a moderate, heart-pumping workout that strengthens and lengthens muscles and improves imbalance.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 8

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Must See
Event
May 8

CityParks Senior Fitness: Tennis

at Roy Wilkins Park Parking Lot, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Seniors
Free!

May 8

CityParks Seniors Fitness: Yoga

at Cunningham Park at 193rd Street, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 8

CityParks Seniors Fitness: Tennis

at W. 207 St. & Seaman Ave. (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Seniors
Free!

May 8

Greenbelt Tree Tots

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the…
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May 8

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Art

Must See
Event
May 8

Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The relaxation technique, somewhat like yoga, makes you feel as though you are floating on water. You may experience yourself drifting in and out of sleep during the gentle and quiet…
Free!

May 8

CityParks Senior Fitness: Yoga

at John Jay Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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